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Tag Archives: Edson Fessenden Gallaudet

1916 GALLAUDET D-1 SEAPLANE—THE TRADEOFFS OF INNOVATION

SOME AIRCRAFT INNOVATIONS, such as ailerons and joystick, proved lasting. Others may have been based on sound engineering principles, but this wasn’t enough. An example is the patented Gallaudet Drive, … Continue reading

June 26, 2016 · 2 Comments

EDSON GALLAUDET’S GLORIOUS FLYING MACHINES

THE NAME Edson Fesseden Gallaudet may not come to mind with the likes of the Wright Brothers or Glenn Curtiss, but it deserves a lot more than a footnote. His … Continue reading

July 23, 2015 · 4 Comments